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2016 & 2017 Events

Ongoing Events 2016
Thursdays
April 2nd - October 20th
Moab Farmers' Market - The Moab Farmers’ Market is scheduled every Thursday, from April 21 through October 20, 2016 at 4:30pm-7:00pm. Fresh Fruit, Veggies, Entertainment and Education for the whole family. Swanny City Park (100 West & Park Dr) - For more info visit moabfarmersmarket.com or call 801-557-6978.
July 2nd - August 31st ‘Vandy's Nature’ Art Exhibit by Vandy Singleton - The Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park is exhibiting artwork by Utah artist, Vandy Singleton. The exhibit, ‘Vandy's Nature’ is a collection of acrylic and colored pencil art featuring Utah's diverse landscape and wildlife. Park entrance fee is $10/vehicle, valid for three days. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse or call 435-259-2614.
July 29th - September 4th Jurassic Walks and Talks - Join a paleontologist for a walk with dinosaurs at one of Moab’s wondrous dinosaur trails every Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning at 9. After daytime adventuring, swing by the Moab Information Center to learn about fossils from a paleontologist every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening at 6 pm. All talks and tours are free. For directions and additional information, please call the BLM at (435) 259-2100. See you in Mesozoic Moab! For a complete schedule click here.
September 1 - February 1 "Melodic Lines" Art Exhibit by the Moab Pastel Guild - The Moab Pastel Guild will return to the Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park with a new show entitled “Melodic Lines.” The Guild members invite you to join them for an opening reception at the Bighorn Gallery on Saturday, September 10 from noon to 3 p.m. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse or call 435-259-2614.
August 1st - 23rd Rock Art Walks and Talks - Join a BLM archaeologist at some of Moab's most popular archaeological sites including Poison Spider, Potash Road, Sego Canyon, Kane Creek, and Mill Canyon, for guided hikes and talks about Moab's outstanding cultural resources. The events are part of the "Respect and Protect" campaign that aims to eliminate vandalism and looting of cultural and natural resources in Utah. For driving directions and more information, please contact: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Moab @ 435-259-2100 or the Moab Information Center @ 435-259-6003.
Usually 3rd Saturday
of the Month
Community Contra Dances - The Moab Community Dance Band holds monthly contra dances at the Moab Arts & Rec. Center, 111 E, 100 N. No partner or experience needed. $7 suggested donation to benefit Grand County School music programs. Check Moab Community Dance Band facebook page for the the next dance date. For more info visit facebook.com/MoabCommunityDanceBand/ or call 516-376-8003.

2016 Events

August 2016 2016
Sat 6 Celebrate the Stars - Join rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Arches National Park as we explore our night skies. A short interpretive program will be followed by telescope viewing. Exact location will be advertised at the park closer to the date of this event. For more info visit nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/calendar.htm.
Thu 11 Free Lecture at the MIC - 1859 - Utah’s First Dinosaur Discovery presented by John Foster. In August of 1859 a military expedition led by Capt. John Macomb entered southeastern Utah on its way to find the confluence of the Colorado and Green rivers. Accompanying Macomb was naturalist, John Newberry. Newberry found what turned out to be the first dinosaur reported from Utah. For more info visit cnha.org/mic-lectures/ or call 435-259-8225.
Sat 13 Military Appreciation Day - Join us at Dead Horse Point for the Utah State Parks Military Appreciation Day! Veterans and active duty military will be granted free admission into the park, as well as 20% discounts at both the visitor center gift shop and Pony Expresso coffee shop. Thank you for your service. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov/2016/07/27/military-appreciation-day-celebration/ or call 435-259-2614.
Thu 18 Free Film: Janis: Little Girl Blue - Oscar-nominated Amy Berg presents a moving, insightful portrait of the original "Rock Chick" Janis Joplin, a woman with a ferocious, soulful voice who broke into the male-dominated music scene but grappled with her inner demons and addictions. Presented by the Grand County Library and the Utah Film Center. USA/103 min./NR Free! 7 pm @ Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info visit moablibrary.org/639/Utah-Film-Circuit-Moab or call 435-259-1111.
Thu 18 Free Lecture at the MIC - Join BLM Archaeologist, Don Montoya, as he discusses the Patterson Bundle; a leather wrapped assemblage of Native American artifacts that was discovered in the Book Cliffs of southeastern Utah in the early 1980s. 6 PM at the Moab Information Center. For more info visit cnha.org/mic-lectures/ or call 435-259-8825.
Fri 19 Full Moon Hike - You haven’t truly seen the vistas of Dead Horse Point until you’ve seen them under the silver glow of the full moon. Join a park ranger for a two-mile walk, taking in the beautiful, eerie scenery, while at the same time learning about the moon cycle and its importance to the inhabitants of the Colorado Plateau. Flashlights and sturdy footwear are required. Meet at the visitor center at 8:45pm. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse/events/ or call 435-259-2614.
Thu 25 Founders Day Celebration - Join rangers at the Moab Information Center at the corner of Center and Main streets as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. For more info visit nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/calendar.htm.
Thu 25 National Park Film Festival in Arches National Park - Celebrate the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary with a film festival at Arches Visitor Center. Doors open at 6:30 pm. For more info visit nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/calendar.htm.
Thu 25 MoabBandAid - The Grand County High School Marching Band will perform live at the Moab Farmer's Market from 5-7pm for their annual fundraiser. This high energy event is free to attend and will also feature live performances by the Moab Community Dance Band and the Fiery Furnace. Moab Music Festival prizes will be given away to donors, and the traditional "march of the sousaphone" will gladly collect your loose change. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Thu-Sun 25-28 National Park Fee Free Days -The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and they want everyone to join the party! On 16 days in '16, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. For more information visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
September 2016 2016
Thu-Mon* 1-12 24th Moab Music Festival - Every September, the award-winning Moab Music Festival brings world-class musicians to stunning red rock venues around Moab, Utah for a feast of chamber music, jazz, and traditional music concerts. We call it "music in concert with the landscape," celebrating old and new chamber music, jazz with a Latin flavor, and traditional music from around the globe. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Thu-Thu* 1-15 Moab Music Festival Instrument Art Auction - This 2-week online instrument art auction features the work of local artists with discarded instruments from Grand County music programs. Coordinated by the Moab Music Festival, this fundraiser will purchase new instruments for growing local music programs. Artwork is on display at the Museum of Moab August 17-September 30 and a featured stop on the September 10 Art Walk, 6-9PM. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org/instrument-art-auction or call 435-259-7003.
Sat-Sun 3-4 Moab Artists' Studio Tour - Visit Moab and Castle Valley artists in their native habitat. Catch a glimpse of how art is created and meet and talk with artists in their studios during the 13th annual Moab Artists' Studio Tour. For more info visit moabstudiotour.com or call 435-259-6447.
Mon 5 Labor Day - Holiday
Sat 10 Art Walk - You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to eight different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Wed-Sun 7-11 RMAR Rendezvous Moab 2016 - RMAR will be running the Second Annual RMAR Rendezvous Moab event in partnership with Moab's own 'Ride with Respect' (RwR). In 2015, participants contributed $10,000 dollars directly to RwR, and this year the goal is to exceed $12,000. We encourage you to join us for the fun! Registration opens on January 25, 2016. For more info visit rmariders.org/2016-moab-rendezvous.html or call 719-428-5622.
Tue-Sat 20-24 Solihull Society Land Rover National Rally - The Land Rover National Rally is sponsored by the Solihull Society Land Rover Club. Events include driver education, trail runs, vendor and social events. For more info visit landrovernationalrally.org or call 303-455-1719.
Thu-Sun 22-25 Mother Of All Boogies (Skydiving Festival) - 13th annual Mother Of All Boogies invites skydivers from all over the world to converge on beautiful Moab for 4 full days of high altitude skydiving from turbine aircraft! Non-skydivers are welcome as spectators and will have to opportunity to make a tandem skydive during the event if they choose. Everyone is welcome to come and see human body flight in its most pure, adrenaline packed form! Contact Skydive Moab for more information. For more info visit motherofallboogies.com or call 435-259-5867.
Thu-Sun 22-25 Moab Festival of Science - The Moab Festival of Science connects and inspires the citizens of Eastern Utah, particularly youth, with the wonders of science and the joy of scientific discovery. For more info call 435-219-2320.
Fri 23 Dancing with the MOAB Stars - Join us for this unique community event and fundraiser for the Moab Valley Multicultural Center. Based on the popular TV show, Moab celebrities have been paired with talented local dancers to perform in a fun and friendly competition. The dances are a variety of styles, with distinct music and beautiful costumes. You don't want to miss this - it's been a sold out show every year! For more info visit moabmc.org/?post_type=dd_events&p=801 or call 435-259-5444.
Sat 24 National Park Fee Free Days -The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and they want everyone to join the party! On 16 days in '16, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. For more information visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Sun-Sat 9/25-10/1 Moab Gay Adventure Week and Moab Pride Festival - Moab Gay Adventure Week begins on September 25 and ends with a Pride Parade and Festival on October 1st, where the public is welcome to celebrate diversity from 11am - 6pm with food, music and fun at the Moab Valley Multicultural Center (156 N 100 W). Come out and have an adventure with our family and friends! Please see our website for daily adventures, excursions and fun! Equality, inclusiveness, diversity supports all of us. We Are Family! For more info visit gayadventureweek.com or call 435-214-4135.
Fri-Sun 9/30-10/2 Outerbike - Test ride all of the latest and greatest bikes and gear on the world-class trails of Moab, Utah. For three to four days, the world’s premier bike and gear manufacturers set up at the Outerbike Expo site. You can browse the latest innovations, pick a bike you’d like to try and take it for a ride. Repeat as needed. For more info visit outerbike.com or call 800-845-2453.
October 2016 2016
Sat 1 Moab Century Tour - Landscape Worth Training for! 40,60, 100 mile route options. Ride in the wild, wild west through Dead Horse Point State Park and the Colorado River Corridor. Ride alongside towering redrock walls outlining the Colorado River; enjoy lunch at the earth’s edge overlooking Canyonlands National Park and the Colorado River two thousand feet below. Live music, beer, cycling icons and great food await you at the Post-ride party. For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.
Sat-Sat* 1-8 PleinAir Moab - PleinAir Moab celebrates open air painting in breathtaking environments. The colorful, week-long gathering of artists and art lovers in Moab, UT, culminates in artist competitions & awards, public art sales, and fun with friends. For more info visit pleinairmoab.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat 8 Art Walk - You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to eight different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat 8 Radical Reels Night - Radical Reels - Utah Avalanche Center - Moab is presenting the Banff Mountain Film Festival's Radical Reels. Films will feature the best high-adrenaline mountain sports films entered in the Banff Mountain Festival competition. Grand County High School, 7pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and can be purchased at Canyon Voyages Adventure Company, Back of Beyond Bookstore, Poison Spider Bicycles or Pagan Mountaineering. They can also be ordered online from utahavalanchecenter.org/events?date=2016-10.  Tickets will be sold at the door for $15.  For more info visit utahavalanchecenter.org or call 435-260-8983.
Mon 10 Columbus Day - Holiday
Sat 15 Moab Epic Mountain Bike Adventure Race - The 2nd Annual Moab Epic Mountain Bike Adventure Race returns October 15th. Offering a 20 mile our 50 mile course. Racer choose their own route, reaching as many Check Points in the time allowed. For more info visit MoabEpic.com or call 970-403-5320.
Sat 15 Castle Valley Gourd Festival - Come celebrate the wonderful gourd in beautiful Castle Valley. Gourds galore, gourd art for sale, tractor parade, kids tent, fortunes, silent auction, pot luck lunch, hands on booth, puppet show, fun for one and all! Don't miss it! The Gourd Festival is from 10am to 3pm with free admission. For more info visit gourdfestival.blogspot.com or call 435-259-0537.
Tue-Fri 18-21 Moab Music Festival Welcomes the Fry Street String Quartet - The Moab Music Festival presents the Fry Street String Quartet from Logan, Utah for 4 days of free/by donation community concerts. This short-term residency is supported in part by Chamber Music America. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Sat 22 Contra Dance - Join the Moab Community Dance Band with returning guest artist Jeremiah McLane for a contra dance, 8pm, at the Moab Arts and Rec. Center, 111 E. 100 N. No partner or experience needed to dance. $7 suggested donation to benefit Grand County School music programs. For more info visit facebook.com/MoabCommunityDanceBand/ or call 516-376-8003.
Sat-Sun 22-23 The Other Half - Stunning redrock and mountain views accompany you along the Colorado River at the 13th annual The Other Half in Moab. Fun aid stations and Taiko drummers are along the course and finisher medals, food, music and microbrews await you at the finish at Sorrel River Ranch Resort. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/otherhalf/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.
Thu-Sun 27-30 11th Annual Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival and Film Fest - This event is fundraiser for local trails and the Moab Bike Park. The festival includes dual stage enduro race, group shuttles, townie tour and poker run, dirt jump competition, skill camps, bike films at Star Hall and a huge costume party with live music. Don't miss this super fun event! It's a great way to wind down your mountain bike season. For more info visit moabhodown.com or call 435-259-4688.
Sun 30 Day of the Dead Festival - Mark your calendars for the Moab Valley Multicultural Center’s 6th annual Day of the Dead Festival! For this one-day event and fundraiser, The MVMC’s yard is colorfully and traditionally decorated to celebrate this cultural holiday. There will be delicious authentic food, kids activities, face painting, cultural information, music, and dancing! For more info visit moabmc.org/?post_type=dd_events&p=1287 or call 435-259-5444.
Sun-Fri 10/30-11/4 Moab Folk Camp - Experience a community of music and song in the spectacular red rock country of southeastern Utah. We offer a supportive environment where adults can experience the joy of making music and learning new skills in a caring environment. Classes in guitar, banjo, song writing, voice, hand drum, mandolin, painting and photography. For more info visit moabfolkcamp.com or call 603-731-3240.
November 2016 2016
Sun-Fri 10/30-11/4 Moab Folk Camp - Continued ( see above)
Fri-Sun 4-6 Moab Folk Festival - The Moab Folk Festival is a 3-day music event with 12 performers, workshops, local educational outreach, and art vendors. For more info visit moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-259-3198.
Fri-Sun 4-6 Moab Celtic Festival "Scots on the Rocks" - The Moab Celtic Festival brings to life the rich heritage and colorful history of Scottish and Celtic cultures through education, crafts, music, highland dance/competition and athletic competition. Patrons can listen to the crowds cheering for the athletes competing, while watching the swirling skirts and dancing feet of the highland dancers. Many clans will be in attendance to share their history and information about their clan. We strive to bring Celtic Heritage to Moab while sharing the beauty of Moab with the world! For more info visit scotsontherocksmoab.com or call 435-210-0080.
Sat-Sun 5-6 Moab Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon and Adventure 5K - A Trail Runner Magazine top 10 "Bucket List" Race! Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k. An unforgettable voyage through some of the worlds most scenic and unique lands. Saturday races will include the USATF Trail Marathon National Championship as well as the 1/2 marathon and 5k. Sunday will offer the 1/2 marathon distance only (same course as Sat, 'overflow' 2nd-day.) For more info visit moabtrailmarathon.com or call 970-389-4838.
Wed-Sat 9-12 Moab Senior Games - The Moab Senior Games is dedicated to bringing and promoting fitness activities for adults ages 50 to 100 to Moab for physical competition. This event is held throughout Moab and has 8 games that are played in a four day span. For more info visit moabseniorgames.com or call 435-260-0161.
Fri 11 Veterans Day - Holiday
Fri 11 National Park Fee Free Days -The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and they want everyone to join the party! On 16 days in '16, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. For more information visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Fri-Sun 11-13 Moab Salsa Bachata Festival: Bailando With A View - 3 days, 3 nights, 3 rooms of dancing at the Moab Valley Inn Veterans Day Weekend November 11-13! Over 40 hours of workshops in salsa, bachata, kizomba, and zouk for all levels. 3 nights of performances from world recognized dancers. Dancing each night until 3am. Veterans are free! Contact Hurricane Rita with any questions dancemoab@gmail.com. For more info visit bailandowithaview.com or call 831-917-8639.
Sat 12 Art Walk - You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to eight different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat 19 Dead Horse Ultra - Dead Horse was created to feature the Magnificent Seven Trails off of Gemini Bridges. The course will challenge you with technical slickrock and sandy washes and has great views of Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains and the Moab Valley. For more info visit madmooseevents.com or call 719-429-9501.
Sat 19 Turkey Trot - Attention runners, walkers & trotters! Moab City’s Annual Turkey Trot happens Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ the Moab Recreation and Aquatics Center. Kids’ Fun Run (1 lap around Swanny) starts @ 9am, $3. 5k run starts @ 9:15am, $10 (day-of registration is $15). Pre-register at moabrecreation.org or at the Recreation Office at the Center St. Gym. Proceeds benefit youth sports programs. Turkeys and prizes for age group winners! Dogs and strollers welcome. For more info call the Moab City Recreation Department at 435-259-2255.
Thu-Sun 24-27 Moab International Film Festival - Moab International Film Festival showcases films which inspire change for the better in our world. $5 tickets and $30 passes are available at Canyonlands Copy Center, The T-Shirt Shop, Back of Beyond Books, or online at moabfilmfestival.org. For more info visit moabfilmfestival.org or call 801-309-6887.
Thu 24 Thanksgiving Day - Holiday
December 2016 2016
Fri-Sat 2-3 Winter Sun 10K - A fast course, great raffle prizes and delicious finish food make the 34rd annual Winter Sun 10K a good reason to visit Moab when the air is crisp and the skies are blue and sunny. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/wintersun/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.
Fri-Sat 2-3 Holiday Craft Fair at the Grand Center - Shop for crafts at the Grand Center, 182 N 500 W. Hours are Friday, December 2nd, from 4pm-8pm, and Saturday, December 3rd, from 9am - 3pm. Food vendors too. Bring cash.
Sun 25 Christmas - Holiday

 

2017 Events

January 2017 2017
Sun 1 New Year's Day - Holiday
Mon 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday - Holiday
February 2017 2017
Mon-Fri 6-10 Winterlude 2017 - The Moab Music Festival presents a week of community concerts and education outreach events in partnership with the University of Utah School of Music. The week concludes with a concert at Star Hall on Friday, February 10 @ 7pm. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Sat 18 Moab Red Hot 55k/33k - The Moab Red Hot was voted Most Beautiful Trail Race In America by Running Times Magazine! Come see for yourself! For more info visit GrassRootsEvents.net or call 435-260-0886.
Mon 20 Presidents Day - Holiday
Fri-Sun 24-26 DOCNA Dog Agility Competition - Competition of agility handlers with their dogs running a timed obstacle course. Spectators are welcome, although they need to leave pets at home, since this is a pre-registered qualifying competition. For more info call 970-261-2148.
March 2017 2017
Sat 18 Canyonlands Half Marathon & Five Mile Race - Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Race - Join us for the 42nd annual Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Run! The scenic USATF sanctioned and certified course follows the Colorado River through a dramatic redrock canyon. Food, awards, raffle and live music await you at the finish in downtown Moab. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/halfmarathon/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.
Sat 25 Behind the Rocks Ultra - BTR was created to highlight Moab's last hidden gem, the Behind the Rocks Wilderness Area. The course was designed to highlight the technical slickrock trails of Moab, the views of the Behind the Rocks Wilderness area, and the snow capped La Sal mountains. For more info visit madmooseevents.com or call 719-429-9501.
Sat-Mon 25-27 Moab Rocks Mountain Bike Stage Race - Moab Rocks takes some of the regions best classic and new routes including Klondike, Porcupine Rim and Mag 7 and combines them into a 3-day masterpiece of xc and timed descents in a fully supported format. All this wrapped up in a fun and friendly atmosphere combining camaraderie and competition. TransRockies Events pioneered Mountain Bike Stage Racing in North America with the TransRockies Challenge in 2002, and the 3-day race format with the TR3 starting in 2009. For more info visit transrockies.com/moab-rocks/ or call 877-373-3376.
April 2017 2017
Sat 8 Behind the Rocks Ultra - BTR was created to highlight Moab's last hidden gem, the Behind the Rocks Wilderness Area. The course was designed to highlight the technical slickrock trails of Moab, the views of the Behind the Rocks Wilderness area, and the snow capped La Sal mountains. For more info visit madmooseevents.com/#!behind-the-rocks-home/cee5 or call 719-429-9501.
Sat-Sun* 8-16 Easter Jeep Safari - Experience the red desert from mesa top to canyon bottom in your own vehicle on different trails ranging in difficulty from 2-9. All trails in this nine day event are guided by experienced, friendly trail officials. For more info visit RR4W.com or call 435-259-ROCK.
Fri-Sun 4/28-4/30 Moab April Action Car Show - Friday is a Rod Run, Saturday is the Car Show and Sunday a Rod Run to Dead Horse Point State Park. Trophies in 30 classes. Free admission for spectators. For more info visit moabaprilaction.org or call 435-260-1948.
May 2017 2017
Fri-Sat 5-6 Gran Fondo Moab - A timed road cycling event over the beautiful La Sal Loop road. For more info visit granfondomoab.com or call 435-259-6294.
Sat 13 Moab Art Walk -You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272. .
Sat 13 Back of Beyond Paddle Race - The Back of Beyond Paddle Race follows 7-miles of the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world's most breathtaking scenery - through Moab's 'Postcard Alley' and into Utah's own 'back of beyond'. For more info visit backofbeyondsup.com or call 435-210-4665.
Mon 29 Memorial Day - Holiday
June 2017 2017
Sat 10 Moab Art Walk -You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
July 2017 2017
Tue 4 Independence Day - Holiday
August 2017 2017
Thu-Mon* 8/31-9/11 25th Moab Music Festival - Every September, the award-winning Moab Music Festival brings world-class musicians to stunning red rock venues around Moab, Utah for a feast of chamber music, jazz, Latin and traditional music concerts. This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary of making "music in concert with the landscape." For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
September 2017 2017
Fri-Sun 8-10 Blazer Bash - 3 days of guided trail runs on the 4x4/Jeep Safari routes in the Moab area. Most attendees drive full-size GM trucks, but all makes are welcome. Friday night catered BBQ dinner in Old City Park. Event registration is required thru website. For more info visit blazerbash.com or call 9708342884.
Sat 9 Moab Art Walk -You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
October 2017 2017
Mon 9 Columbus Day - Holiday
Sat 14 Moab Art Walk -You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Thu-Sun 26-29 Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival - There is no better way to round out your mountain biking year than at this mountain biking fundraiser! Festivities include Enduro Race, Jump Jam, Movie Night, Group Rides, Skills Camps, Townie Tour, and Huge Costume Party with live music. The mountain biking in Moab at the end of October is second to none! Join us at this low key super fun festival! For more info visit moabhodown.com or call 435-259-4688.
Sun-Fri 10/29-11/3 Moab Folk Camp - Experience a community of music and song in the spectacular red rock country of southeastern Utah. We offer a supportive environment where adults can experience the joy of making music and learning new skills in a caring environment. Classes in guitar, banjo, song writing, voice, hand drum, mandolin, painting and photography. For more info visit moabfolkcamp.com or call 603-731-3240.
November 2017 2017
Fri-Sun 3-5 Moab Folk Festival - The Moab Folk Festival is a 3-day music event with 12 performers, workshops, local educational outreach, beer and wine garden and art vendors. For more info visit moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-259-3198.
Sat-Sun 4-5 Moab Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k. Plus Kids K. - Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5k or Kids K. An unforgettable voyage through some of the world's most scenic and unique lands. Entry includes t-shirt, goodie bag, food and drink, as well as a scenic and well-marked course. Try it! For more info visit moabtrailmarathon.com or call 970-389-4838.
Sat 11 Veterans Day - Holiday
Sat 11 Moab Art Walk -You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see/ appreciate many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat 18 Dead Horse Ultra - Dead Horse was created to feature the Magnificent Seven Trails off of Gemini Bridges. The course will challenge you with technical slickrock and sandy washes and has great views of Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains and the Moab Valley. For more info visit madmooseevents.com or call 719-429-9501.
Thu 23 Thanksgiving Day - Holiday
December 2017 2017
Mon 25 Christmas - Holiday

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